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Musk’s company to build airport express system

Chicago, June 15: Chicago has selected Boring Company, founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, to build a high-speed underground transportation system connecting the city’s main international airport and downtown area, its Mayor announced. The Boring Company will design, build, finance, operate and maintain the so-called Chicago Express Loop, a high-speed public transportation system in which passengers are transported on autonomous electric vehicles running through twin underground tunnels at 125-150 miles (200-240 km) per hour, Xinhua reported. (IANS)